The Road to Musikfest with The Phillip Fox Band

August 3rd, 2015 posted by

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See the Phillip Fox Band on August 12

I’ve always wondered why Robbie Robertson started that famous tune by The Band with the line “I pulled into Nazareth…” Was it an artistic twist on the old Christmas story? Perhaps they ran out of gas 20 minutes outside of their destination, or maybe he already had the plans for his signature series Martin Guitar floating around in his head?

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2015 Musikfest Madness: Championship

August 3rd, 2015 posted by

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Championship 2015

And then there were two. Both #2 seeds, and local favorites.

Take a Taco annihilated Duran Duran, who are looking to “Blame the Machines.”

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Keep Calm and Drink Wine: Wine on the Mountain is Here!

July 21st, 2015 posted by

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Wine on the Mountain is here!

Keep Calm and Drink Wine! I’m sure we have all seen this saying before? Well what better place to drink wine than at Wine on the Mountain. This weekend, Penn’s Peak will be transformed into a wine lover’s paradise as the nine wineries that make up the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail and a variety of vendors welcome everyone.

We reached out to our frequent guest blogger and owner of Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery, Kari Skrip Gavenus, for a sneak peak at what one can expect. So without further ado, here’s Kari.

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2015 Musikfest Madness: The First Round

July 20th, 2015 posted by

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2015 Musikfest Madness Round One

The music and food of Musikfest are just a few weeks away.

So it’s time for the 2015 edition of Musikfest Madness!

Everyone has a Musikfest favorite… everyone. For some it’s an annual concert or one of the big main stage acts, for others it’s about the food and drink.

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Top Five Places to Grab a Scoop of Ice Cream in Lehigh Valley

July 19th, 2015 posted by

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We all scream for ice cream!

Sunday, July 19 marks what is sure to be one of the hottest days of the summer. Here in Lehigh Valley, there are plenty of ways for you to cool off when the mercury rises.

But sometimes, all you need is a delicious ice cream cone to help cool you off. And it just so happens that today is National Ice Cream Day! We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite spots to grab a scoop- and there’s a slight chance that we’ll be visiting all five today….

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The Sweetest Festival of the Summer Returns for Another Fun-Filled Year

July 18th, 2015 posted by

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Blueberries galore!

Each July, Burnside Plantation transforms into the home of the Blueberry Festival. Presented by Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites, this event celebrates one of the summer’s tastiest treats.

As you enter the grounds of Burnside Plantation, you are taken back in time. The original structures still stand, and guided tours are available throughout the day. From food, to crafts, to kid-friendly entertainment, and even more food- there’s something for everyone at this annual event.

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Take A Trip to Ireland Without Leaving the Lehigh Valley at McCarthy’s

July 16th, 2015 posted by

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No Airfare Required

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya!

That’s about all I have when it comes to Irish sayings and phrases. Excuse my corniness. But I do consider myself to have a pretty good understanding of Irish culture, because I spent a week there at the end of this past June. A week was enough time for me to soak in all the unique aspects of the Irish lifestyle – a.k.a eating and drinking well.

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5 Great Places to Enjoy Al Fresco Dining in Lehigh Valley

July 8th, 2015 posted by

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Take your next meal outdoors!

No one wants to spend these beautiful summer days inside, so get your daily amount of vitamin D and dine outside, or as I like to say when I’m feeling fancy, dine al fresco. From ice cream, to Italian-inspired dinners, to cocktails, and more. Check out my favorite places to enjoy outdoor dining in the Lehigh Valley!

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Hoover Mason Trestle Gives An Up-Close Look at the Blast Furnaces of Bethlehem Steel

June 30th, 2015 posted by

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View the blast furnaces from a uniquer perspective.

On your next visit to Bethlehem, be sure to leave some time to visit the brand new Hoover Mason Trestle (HMT).

Located at along the base of the blast furnaces at SteelStacks, this elevate parkway allows guests to get a view of the former Bethlehem Steel plant as its never been seen before.

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Come Cool off at Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley.

June 25th, 2015 posted by

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Iceland

Enjoy the heat … somewhere it’s minus 3 degrees today. Summer has officially begun, and temperatures in Lehigh Valley will top 90-degrees this week, but tomorrow there’s an 80-percent chance of three inches of the white stuff falling in the aptly named Snow Hill, Antarctica. Can you stand the stifling humidity just a little more now?

Whether you like your day’s the-hotter-the-better, or are already grumbling about having to leave the office at lunchtime, the staff at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley has a suggestion, cool out!

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